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Illinois Environmental News Update

Here’s your Illinois environmental news update for this morning from across the internet:

(1) U.S. EPA is expected today to approve a tough new rule to limit emissions of mercury, arsenic and other toxic substances from the country’s power plants. http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/la-na-epa-mercury-20111216,0,95368.story

(2) Traders at the Chicago Climate Futures Exchange, which plans to shut down early next year, are suing founder Richard Sandor and other exchange officials alleging a fraud that impaired the value of their trading privileges. http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20111215/NEWS01/111219858/chicago-climate-futures-exchange-traders-sue-founder-sandor

(3) The DuPage County Environmental Commission would like to see officials solidify the upgrades to reduce its carbon footprint with an ambitious commitment to continue confronting the prospect of climate change by signing on with the nationwide Cool Counties program. http://napervillesun.suntimes.com/news/9438807-418/environmental-panel-wants-dupage-to-join-national-climate-change-effort.html

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